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Published on 31 October 2009

THE ECOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF THE HIGH-LAND AND FOOTHILL LANDSCAPE RECREATION USE IN THE WEST AND CENTRAL CAUCASUS

Kalov R.O.

Mountainous and foothill landscapes of northern slope of the West and Central Caucasus are characterized by a variety of natural resources used in the recreational purposes. Their most important peculiarities are fragmentariness of resources' location, fragility of mountainous ecological systems, inaccessibility raised danger of occurring of extreme situations, etc. Therefore the complicated ecological situation, which may sharpen in connection with technological loads, objectively connected with the beginning of the large-scale company on construction of Olympic objects here is important and in perspective - limiting the development of recreational facilities problem. The work characterizes the recreational resources of the region and the main forms of their ecological degradation. The modernization in prospect of infrastructure of the branch must be preceded by working-out a concept of ecological monitoring, founded on scientific approach to setting links between the forms, intensity recreational influence and transformation of the natural complex.

CityNalchik
CountryRussian Federation
UDC911:577.4 (470.6)
Issue2009, № 1
Key wordsecology, recreation, tourism, the Caucasus, mineral sources.
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Categories: Articles, Geo-ecological,-Recreational-and-Biomedical-Issues-of-SDMT

Tags: Кавказ, рекреация, экология, туризм, минеральные источники.

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